Summer Reading, and Other Activities


My two oldest sons are training in the south and come home every week or two. My teens are finished with school, and one is about to start a ten-day course for counselors (mashatzim). My younger two still have another week left. After that I am taking them to New York, along with my older daughter, … [Read more...]

This is the Way We Wash the Floor

Like so many other things, we decide whether or not to have paid cleaning help based on outside expectations. If everyone in the neighborhood has cleaning help then we need it too, right? There are worse ways to spend one's money, and doing without can be foolish in some circumstances. But overall, … [Read more...]